Looking for easy cocktail recipes? Want to make the best espresso martinis, Aperol spritz and daiquiris? Use your drinks cupboard to create our quick cocktails, from short, punchy numbers to refreshing and fruity drinks.
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Love gin? Try our gin cocktails here, including negronis, martinis, brambles and more.
More of a rum fan? Give your weekend a tropical twist with our mojitos, piña coladas, daiquiri and the rest and check out our rum cocktails here.
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Check out our quick and easy recipe for this punchy Italian aperitif. We've kept this one classic, but try plenty of twists here, including sbagliatos, cynar negronis and more.
A seriously sophisticated cocktail, the old fashioned calls for just four ingredients. It's a punchy, mature and super-classy option.
Live like a trendy New Yorker with our classic Manhattan recipe. It's best served in a coupe glass, with an illuminous cocktail cherry to garnish.
Add both sharpness and sweetness to your next martini with fresh passion fruit and lime juice. Vanilla vodka, if you have it, works well in this recipe.
A warming, cold-weather cocktail made using homemade spiced brandy. Omit the spices for a classic sidecar cocktail, or try using bourbon if you can’t find cognac.
The mojito is such a summertime classic. Starring fresh mint and rum, it's super refreshing and sure to whisk you away to the Caribbean.
It's party time! Grab strawberries, rum, lime juice and ice, then blitz it all together for quick-as-you-like homemade cocktails.
In a whisky sour, the lemon juice is (almost) as vital as the bourbon. A generous, foamy top is what you're aiming for with this drink.
One of the coolest cocktails around, this punchy little number blends hot espresso and vodka for a smooth, rich result. A great after-dinner drink.
Best drunk in the sun on holiday, piña coladas really are the bee's knees. Transport yourself to the tropics by recreating our perfect recipe at home.
Make like Carrie Bradshaw and fix yourself a cosmo this evening. A deliciously sweet-tart concoction, it only requires four ingredients, plus a little orange peel to garnish.
Vodka, coffee liqueur and cream is all it takes to make this smooth, classic cocktail. Serve in an old fashioned glass to be really authentic.
Mojito fans in particular will love this light, zesty yet punchy cocktail, which is Brazil's national drink.
Use sake instead of gin to create a crisp, refreshing, low-ABV drink – perfect for sipping at parties.
Blitz up fresh apricots in this summery version of a classic Italian prosecco cocktail.
A classic with a twist, this bright-red concoction uses fresh raspberries, lots of lime juice and white rum. A fruity, refreshing cocktail, perfect for summer.
Want an easy rum punch recipe? Check out this quick and easy summery concoction with tropical pineapple, zesty limes and fiery ginger.
Pedro ximénez sherry is the key to this clever riff on a classic manhattan, which is best sipped on a winter's evening.
Like a whisky sour, but with the added wonder of pineapple juice. Adding a little fruit makes this whisky cocktail light and refreshing.
Swapping the gin for prosecco makes for a lighter negroni and softens the bitterness, meaning this is an ideal aperitif for those who find a classic negroni a bit much.
Swap vermouth for sake in this Japanese-inspired take on the classic cocktail.
This largertia takes the tequila from a classic margarita and combines it with beer. Make this quick and easy cocktail for a simple but refreshing drink this summer.
Check out this quick and easy summer cocktail recipe with mezcal, zesty limes and sweet yet slightly bitter grapefruit juice. A paloma is usually made with tequila but using mezcal instead adds a lovely smoky edge to the drink.
Nothing quite says summer like a frozen margarita and we've given it a fruity twist with this recipe for frozen peach margaritas. They're easy to make and perfect for a boozy dessert.
Spike sparkling cider with sake and yuzu juice for an elegant, easy-drinking cocktail.
We’ve given a classic ramos gin fizz an update, swapping the usual orange blossom water for rose water and adding a touch of homemade rhubarb syrup to give it a blush of pink. It’s delicate in flavour and creamy enough to replace dessert.
A passion fruit twist on the punchy Brazilian cocktail, this is an ideal drink for those warm summer evenings.
Want a simple cocktail recipe for the festive season? Impress friends and family with our easy-drinking sherry sour.
The smoky notes of the mezcal work wonderfully with the grilled pineapple and gentle heat from the chilli in this spicy drink. It’s simple to make and can easily be made into a jug cocktail for a crowd.
Stay cool this summer with these refreshing strawberry margarita slushies. These fruity drinks are super quick and easy to make, a perfect crowd pleaser.